Every year Shirley visits Creativeworld in Frankfurt to meet with manufacturers and suppliers and to see new creative products from around the world. This year it was a group trip as Holly joined Shirley at the glorious hour of 3.30am last Sunday morning to begin our journey! Creativeworld is the world’s largest trade fair for … Continue reading "Trip to Creativeworld in Frankfurt"
We are very excited to be hosting our very first Christmas Makers’ Market! We’ve got a brilliant selection of makers selling a huge variety of handmade goods including framed artworks, glass, homewares, clothing, dolls, stationery, cards and Christmas decorations. The Makers’ Market will be open on Friday 1st December from 6-8.30pm and on Saturday 2nd … Continue reading "CHRISTMAS MAKERS’ MARKET"
This year 20 members of the Handprinted studio are submitting work to the 20:20 Print Exchange. The 20:20 Print Exchange is an exchange organised by Hot Bed Press in Salford. Each participant has to print an edition of 25 prints that are 20cm x 20cm. There are approximately 500 artists that take part from around … Continue reading "20:20 Print Exchange – Handprinted’s entrants"
We’ve been thrilled to have Laura Boswell here for two Japanese Woodblock Workshops over four days this week. Laura’s workshops are packed with essential woodblock skills and invaluable advice to get you started with the art of Japanese Woodblock. Over the course of each two day workshop, the techniques are broken down into separate skills … Continue reading "Japanese Woodblock with Laura Boswell"
We were thrilled to have Ian Phillips back to teach another two Reduction Linocut Workshops this week. Over each two day course, each participant created an edition of prints using the reduction lino method. Here are some images from both workshops showing what they got up to and their final results. Ian’s next Reduction … Continue reading "Reduction Linocut Workshop with Ian Phillips"
Hello, My name is Hayley and for the past week I have been at Handprinted for work experience. I have loved every minute of it especially when I took part in the screen printing work shop onto fabric. It was my first time screen printing and I cannot wait to do it again. We began … Continue reading "Screen Printing on to Fabric Workshop"